Resources related to WELFARE
23 MAR 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – The Budget & Support for People with Disabilities
Jeremy Corbyn: I support the words that have just been said by the hon. Member for Worthing West (Sir Peter Bottomley) and the Prime Minister, in solidarity with the people of Belgium and the victims of the horrific attacks that have taken place in...
02 MAR 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Childcare & Schools
Jeremy Corbyn: It is three years since the Government announced a policy of tax-free childcare. Can the Prime Minister tell us what the hold-up is?
20 FEB 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Welsh Labour Conference
It is a pleasure to be back in Llandudno in a Labour Wales where our party has been making a difference for the past 17 years. Let me run through just some of what you’ve achieved what Labour in Wales has achieved:...
27 JAN 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Google’s tax deal, Bedroom Tax & arms export licences to Saudi Arabia
Jeremy Corbyn: On behalf of the Opposition, I welcome the remarks the Prime Minister made about Holocaust Memorial Day. It is the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. We have to remember the deepest, darkest days of inhumanity...
16 JAN 16
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to Unite Policy Conference
I’m delighted to be here at the first Unite Scottish Policy Conference. But I join you at a time when we are facing the greatest attack on the trade union movement and our democracy that we have ever witnessed.
13 JAN 16
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Housing Crisis & Bedroom Tax
Jeremy Corbyn: This week the Prime Minister rather belatedly acknowledged there is a housing crisis in Britain. He announced a £140 million fund to transform 100 housing estates around the country, which amounts to £1.4 million per housing estate...
09 JAN 16
Jeremy Corbyn – ‘Reshuffle? Focus on Tory failings in health, housing and education instead’ (The Observer)
Our democracy is being systematically undermined by David Cameron’s government. Having narrowly won the general election, the Tories are now trying to rig the political system to keep themselves in power and weaken the opposition, both inside and...
10 DEC 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Scottish TUC
Thank you for that welcome. It’s good to be back in Scotland and back in Glasgow. You’ve already heard a lot about the details in this Bill, which has passed through the House of Commons.
25 NOV 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Climate Change & Elimination of Violence against Women
Jeremy Corbyn: On behalf of the Opposition, may I also express my condolences to the family of Chris Martin on his death? The Prime Minister told me how ill he was on Remembrance Sunday, and I am pleased that he was able to visit him at that time.
21 NOV 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the Labour Party South West Region Conference
Thank you for that kind introduction and welcome. It’s great to be back in the south west – the region where I was born. I want to congratulate our new MPs in this region:...
04 NOV 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Tax Credits & NHS
Jeremy Corbyn: I concur with the Prime Minister’s remarks concerning Remembrance Sunday and Remembrance weekend. We mourn all those who have died in all wars, and surely we also resolve to try and build a peaceful future where the next generation...
28 OCT 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Tax Credits
Jeremy Corbyn: I start by associating myself with the Prime Minister’s remarks about Michael Meacher. On behalf of the Labour party, his constituents and a much wider community, I express our condolences to his family. I spoke to them last night...
21 OCT 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Question – Tax credits, Government support for the steel industry & disabled people’s human rights
Jeremy Corbyn: I know that the Prime Minister will absolutely welcome my first few questions, because they return to his favourite subject: tax credits. Yesterday, one of his Back Benchers said...
14 OCT 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Tax credits, housing & breast cancer
Jeremy Corbyn: I echo the Prime Minister’s tributes to the two RAF airmen killed in Afghanistan, Flight Lieutenant Geraint Roberts and Flight Lieutenant Alan Scott, and also the sadness at the death of David Phillips in the line of duty, as many...
09 OCT 15
Jeremy Corbyn speaking in Scotland today following the Tory Party Conference
The Tory conference was a feast of spin and deception. Fake claims to be on the side of working people while robbing three million low paid families of £1,300 a year with the Tax Credit cuts.
29 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at Labour Party Annual Conference 2015
Friends, thank you so much for that incredible welcome and Rohit, thank you so much for that incredible welcome. Rohit, thank you so much for the way you introduced me and the way our family and you have contributed so much to our community. That...
16 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Prime Minister’s Questions – Housing, food banks, tax credits & mental health
Jeremy Corbyn: I want to thank all those who took part in an enormous democratic exercise in this country, which concluded with me being elected as leader of the Labour party and Leader of the Opposition. We can be very proud of the numbers of...
15 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech to the TUC
Sisters and brothers, thank you very much for inviting me here today. I must admit it seems to be a very fast journey we are on at the present time and, to me, it is an enormous honour to be invited to address the TUC. It only seems a very short...
12 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s leader of the Labour Party acceptance speech
Can I start by thanking everyone who took part in this election; this huge democratic exercise of more than half a million people all across this country. It showed our party and our movement passionate, democratic, diverse, united and absolutely...
01 SEP 15
Jeremy Corbyn – Why it’s time to talk about our ageing society (The Telegraph)
Life expectancy in Britain is increasing, and at a faster pace than what the statisticians call “healthy life expectancy”. That means we are living longer, but also that we are living longer in poor health. This necessitates a serious...
28 AUG 15
Jeremy Corbyn’s statement on deaths whilst on Incapacity Benefits
In response to figures released by the Department of Work and Pensions on the known number of deaths while claiming incapacity benefits, Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn said:...